Category Archives: Cannes
Forty-four films have been announced so far with more films to be added for the 71st annual film festival which takes place from May 8 through May 19.
The idea that Cannes is telling filmmakers like Alfonso Cuarón and Paul Greengrass to take their new movies elsewhere is mind-boggling to me. It’s not like Netflix is offering the festival a bunch of Adam Sandler movies. No, the streaming service is offering Cannes the cream of their crop, so to speak, and yet, somehow, that still isn’t good enough.
Ron Howard directed the film, which officially comes out on May 25 and co-stars Emilia Clarke, Woody Harrelson, Paul Bettany, Thandie Newton and Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian.
The big winners of the 70th Cannes Film Festival were announced and Ruben Ostlund walked away with the Palme d’Or for his film, The Square. The film by the Force Majeure director is a satire of the art world and stars Claes Bang, Elisabeth Moss, and Dominic West.
Some critics weren’t over the moon for Sophia Coppola’s latest, while others were praising it for flipping the script on the pulpy original. Either way, critics dug deep into the film’s exploration of gender roles.
The Cannes Film Festival is in full-swing and acclaimed director Todd Haynes’ (Carol, Far From Heaven) highly-anticipated adaptation of Brian Selznick’s YA novel Wonderstruck was one of the first films screened at the fest — and it was met with reviews that ranged from raves to lukewarm.
The lineup for this year’s Cannes Film Festival (or as they call it in France, Festival de Cannes) has been announced and it is robust with Oscar bait, highly-anticipated premieres, star-studded features, and a lot of foreign and obscure films that if watched, will make you feel cinematically superior to everyone else.
The 69th Cannes Film Festival wrapped over the weekend and like every other year, there were some highs and some lows, some standing ovations and, yes, some boos. Here’s a few of the top takeaways from this year’s fest.
The news from Cannes this week includes The Orchard nabbing Richard Gere’s The Dinner and the heap of critical praise for Oliver Laxe’s Mimosas.
Refn will develop the remake of the Vincent Price cult classic with his long-time producing partner Lene Borglum under his Space Rocket Nation banner.
The action thriller features the Civil War star as a getaway driver who is double crossed during a bank robbery. When plans go south, it is up to him to find out who betrayed him while he races to survive with a car full of money and his family on the line.
Get ready for some serious block stacking action because there is a Tetris movie franchise coming to theaters in the near future.
The movie is the first installment of a horror trilogy based on the William Lustig 1988 cult classic by the same name directed by John Hyams
We’re a couple days into the Cannes Film Festival and there’s a considerable amount of buzz around Martin Scorsese’s forthcoming The Irishman and the long list of deals to report including the Halle Berry and Michael Douglas drama Silence.
The 2016 Cannes Film Festival kicks off this week, and we’ve got your guide to the exclusive parties and events going down on The Croisette. Get exclusive info on over 60 parties, events, lounges and panels! (This list will be updated as the event goes on!)
The first big sale out of Cannes is currently in the works with the Aaron Sorkin-penned drama Molly’s Game. STX Entertainment is closing in on a $9 million deal for the poker drama starring Idris Elba and Jessica Chastain.
Directed by Sean Ellis, the film is set in World War II and based on the true events of “Operation Anthropoid”, a mission where Czech operatives were to assassinate SS officer Reinhard Heydrich.
Saban Films has nabbed the North American rights to the John Michael McDonagh’s action comedy War of Everyone starring Alexander Skarsgard and Michael Pena.
When a getaway driver is double crossed during a bank robbery, he is forced to race to survive with a car full of money and his family on the line.